The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Consultant
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 17 24
Rank change year-on-year -12 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 5 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.98% 7.10% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 7.28% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £425 £430 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -7.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £333 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £617 £450 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +38.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 163 151 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 97.02% 97.42% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 53 89
Median daily rate £340 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 13
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.01% +141.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Leicester

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Consultant in Leicester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Leicester

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Leicester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Leicester

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant in Leicester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Leicester

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicester region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Taxonomies
3 1 (14.29%) Graphic Design
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) SAP HANA
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
3 1 (14.29%) Intranet
3 1 (14.29%) Extranet
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) SAP MM
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Extranet
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Graphic Design
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Taxonomies
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
1 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Content Management
1 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
1 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
1 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Validation
1 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft